McNellis: Back to School

Real Estate Jargon Demystified By John McNellis Whether a lawyer, architect, engineer or broker, a young professional in real estate often hears expressions—some slang, others simply arcane—that neither the finest education...
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Clean, Efficient, Equitable Buildings Infrastructure

By Pierre Delforge  As part of its Build Back Better budget reconciliation proposal, the U.S. House of Representatives has included historic provisions to help clean up the homes and buildings...
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Opinion: Alameda County Approves 350-Acre Solar Farm in Livermore & Californians Hate It Immediately

By Vladimir Bosanac Years ago, we were fortunate to have the legendary Lew Wolff speak at one of our events in Silicon Valley. He drew a big crowd, over 400...

Spiegel: Volatile Insurance Pricing Touching New Development

By Joan Spiegel The San Francisco Bay Area is perhaps the most active development market in the country today, with the construction of multiple large corporate headquarters and too many...
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Salesforce: Here’s What Workplaces Will be Like Going Forward

By Brent Hyder, President & Chief People Officer of Salesforce The past year has brought about rapid and remarkable transformation that has forever changed us. At Salesforce, our culture is cultivated in...
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Capturing Lightning in A SoMa Bottle

As Fast-Growing San Francisco Concludes Its Largest Rezoning in Ten Years, Will Its Novel New Urban Planning Guidelines for South of Market Represent What the City’s Downtown Needs in...

McGrane Musings: March to June, Where are We Really After 3 Months of COVID...

By Eugene McGrane Well it’s been a long three months of Shelter in Place orders across most of the country. We’ve seen a record number of layoffs across almost all...
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McNellis: Over-Storing America

By John McNellis “The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves…” Julius Caesar As it happens, Shakespeare was writing about retail in America today when he penned...
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Meta to Open First Retail Store in Burlingame, Calif.

Today, we’re announcing Meta Store — our first physical retail space, which will open May 9 on our campus in Burlingame, California. In the Meta Store, you’ll be able...
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McNellis: Goodbye Yellow Cab Road

By John McNellis If you’re a nostalgia fan, nail a selfie in front of a Yellow Cab because in a few years the only place you’ll find one is Guatemala...

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